IGP Lazio

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 2,542 ha / 6,279 acres (2014)
Production: 100,000 hl / 1,111,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Friulano, Grechetto, Greco, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Mostosa, Passerina, Pecorino, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Verdello, Verdicchio, Vermentino, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Alicante, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, Carignano, Ciliegiolo, Grechetto Rosso, Greco Nero, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nero Buono, Petit Verdot, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso, Syrah
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties + OAG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OAG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OAG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Bianco Spumante (WhSp): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
  • Rosso Spumante (RdSp): Same as Rosso or red varietals
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Rosato (Ro, RoSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals
  • Bianco Passito (WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Passito (RoSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire region of Lazio
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 272 g/l (27.2%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Passito (16.0% potential); 10.0% for Spumante; 10.5% for Bianco, white varietals, Rosato, and rosato varietals; 11.0% for Rosso, red varietals, and Novello; 12.0% for Vendemmia Tardiva (15.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/19/2013